Learning to research: good for teachers, parents and children

Learning to research: good for teachers, parents and children

Susan Young shines a spotlight on the benefits of evidence-informed teaching

Susan Young talks to Early Years teacher, Jane Flood about becoming part of a Research Learning Community.

13 July 2017/Number of views (1133)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Blogs
Complete our survey on school readiness

Complete our survey on school readiness

We are working with the Family and Childcare Trust to help better understand issues relating to ‘school readiness’.

NAHT Edge are working with the Family and Childcare Trust to explore issues relating to school readiness. 

12 July 2017/Number of views (1080)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
New conference: 'Celebrating and Sharing the Principles of High Quality Early Years Provision'

New conference: 'Celebrating and Sharing the Principles of High Quality Early Years Provision'

NAHT is running a one-day Early Years Conference on 6 October 2017 in Birmingham

NAHT is running a one-day Early Years Conference on 6 October 2017 in Birmingham

03 July 2017/Number of views (1007)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News
Multiplication check, Early Years Foundation Stage Profile and collecting teacher assessment data at KS2

Multiplication check, Early Years Foundation Stage Profile and collecting teacher assessment data at KS2

We look at proposals contained in the government primary assessment consultation

What other proposals are contained in the government primary assessment consultation?

26 April 2017/Number of views (1996)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Free resources from RoSPA for Family Safety Week

Free resources from RoSPA for Family Safety Week

Family Safety Week 2017 takes place from May 2 to 5 focusing on keeping young children safe

Family Safety Week 2017 takes place from May 2 to 5 focusing on keeping young children safe at home and on the move.

25 April 2017/Number of views (1600)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Assessment consultation survey

Assessment consultation survey

Complete the survey and ensure your views are heard

Tell us your views on the proposals in the primary assessment consultation by 1 May

21 April 2017/Number of views (2428)/Comments (0)/
Information slides published to explain the different charts and tables in RAISEonline

Information slides published to explain the different charts and tables in RAISEonline

Clarity given over the purpose of the inclusion of EYFS to KS1 table

Sets of slides have been published containing answers to frequently asked questions about charts and tables in RAISEonline. They are in the folder 'RAISEonline information slides' in the RAISEonline library.

18 April 2017/Number of views (2169)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Tom Bennett’s behaviour in schools report

Tom Bennett’s behaviour in schools report

The report emphasises the importance of a culture of behaviour and highlights strategies schools can use to prevent classroom disruption

Last week, the Department for Education released a report entitled Creating a culture: How schools can optimise behaviour. It emphasises the importance of a strong culture of behaviour, initiated and lead by the head teacher and running through the school.

28 March 2017/Number of views (2232)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
30 hours free childcare: eligibility

30 hours free childcare: eligibility

Information on who will or will not qualify for 30 hours free childcare

Information has just been released from the Department for Education on who will or will not qualify for 30 hours free childcare.

28 March 2017/Number of views (1709)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
30 hours free childcare: eligibility

30 hours free childcare: eligibility

Information on who will or will not qualify for 30 hours free childcare

The Department for Education has released a short guide helping to explain the eligible requirements for the 30 hours free childcare.

24 March 2017/Number of views (1796)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Advice Management
All families should have access to early years education

All families should have access to early years education

Findings and comments on the Families and Childcare Trust's 2017 survey

Russell Hobby and James Bowen comment in light of the publication of the Family & Childcare Trust's Childcare survey 2017.

06 March 2017/Number of views (1823)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
High quality early years education vital to social mobility

High quality early years education vital to social mobility

James Bowen comments on Save the Children’s report into early years education

“Early years settings can only offer high quality care and provision if they are properly funded, have highly skilled practitioners and if they are afforded the recognition they deserve.”

17 February 2017/Number of views (2175)/Comments (0)/
Our response to the government’s plans to extend grammar schools

Our response to the government’s plans to extend grammar schools

NAHT has responded to government’s Schools that work for everyone consultation.

NAHT believes the Government’s proposal to create new selective schools, or extend existing grammar schools, will do little for disadvantaged pupils.

12 December 2016/Number of views (2567)/Comments (0)/
Latest guidance on parental complaints

Latest guidance on parental complaints

A detailed guidance document for edge members on how to deal with parental complaints

This advice document explains and gives advice about what happens and how you should proceed if a parent or carer makes a complaint against you.

 

 

28 November 2016/Number of views (3468)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Advice Management
To boost exam grades, we need the right investment at the right time, says NAHT

To boost exam grades, we need the right investment at the right time, says NAHT

"It’s too late to talk about narrowing the gap at 11; social disadvantage must be tackled so much earlier if the government is serious about improving social mobility."

16 November 2016/Number of views (2219)/Comments (0)/
Supporting pupils with medical conditions 2016

Supporting pupils with medical conditions 2016

The legal position for schools and current best practice

This detailed document will provide school leaders with the latest guidance on supporting pupils with medical conditions in 2016.

16 November 2016/Number of views (4162)/Comments (0)/
Research round-up 8 November 2016

Research round-up 8 November 2016

A summary of research findings from the last week

Please find for your interest details of research reports released in the last week.

08 November 2016/Number of views (2352)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
NAHT and NAHT Edge support call for increased funding for early years

NAHT and NAHT Edge support call for increased funding for early years

Responding to Save the Children report into nursery teachers

"As this Save the Children report proves, nursery schools achieve their fantastic results by employing more highly qualified staff"

01 November 2016/Number of views (5213)/Comments (0)/
New government funding proposals will force nursery schools to close

New government funding proposals will force nursery schools to close

Early years funding consultation

Last week saw the deadline for submissions to the government’s consultation on Early Years funding

27 September 2016/Number of views (3712)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Pupils ‘fearful’ following Brexit result, say heads

Pupils ‘fearful’ following Brexit result, say heads

NAHT calls on Prime Minister for assurances for EU pupils

Pupils from other countries are worried they’ll be forced to leave Britain or faced with a rise in racism following the EU referendum result, says NAHT.

30 June 2016/Number of views (5670)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
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